ARC Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science & Engineering

Prestigious Award for A/Prof Shanyong Wang

Associate Professor Shanyong Wang honoured with the 2018 John Booker Medal Associate Professor Shanyong Wang is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow and member of the CGSE. His outstanding contribution to science has been formally acknolwedged by the Australian Academy of Science through the award of the 2018 John Booker Medal. The John Booker medal […]

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CGSE’s geoenvironmental team believe hemp seeds a solution to Williamtown contamination crisis

Firefighting foam chemicals leached from the RAAF based have been found in high concentration in Williamtown groundwater, surface water and soils. CGSE researchers have been awarded $600,000 from the NSW Government’s Research Attraction and Acceleration Program to fund groundbreaking remediation methods that use hemp seed powder to remove the PFAS chemicals from the water. Read […]

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Dr Glen Burton awarded the 2016 D. H. Trollope Medal by AGS

Congratulations to Dr Glen Burton who was awarded the 2016 D. H. Trollope Medal by the Australian Geomechanics Society. The Trollope Medal is awarded to the author of an outstanding paper on either theoretical or applied geomechanics. It is the most prestigious award available for a young Australian researcher in geomechanics and continues the long […]

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Australian-Korean collaboration addressing geotechnical challenges

Dr Shazzad Hossain and Prof Mark Cassidy along with other academics and PhD students from the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) and the school of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering at The University of Western Australia recently visited Korea as part of the Australian-Korea Foundation Grant AKF2015Grant0044 funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

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